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Marcos bids to be man of the Filipino farmer

MANILA – Just weeks after appointing A-list technocrats to his cabinet, President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr is showing his populist stripes. The Filipino leader, who will officially be sworn in by the end of this month, has made the unprecedented move of appointing himself as incoming agriculture secretary, thus concurrently serving in key top positions […]